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New issue of Outdoor Recreation Journal

The WKU Research Foundation, the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education and the Wilderness Education Association announce the publication of Volume 6, Issue 2, of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership. The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to outdoor recreation, education, and […]

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Big Red Poll shows McConnell leading Grimes in U.S. Senate race

Incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell has a five point lead over Democratic challenger and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest poll by the Social Science Research Center at WKU. According to the Big Red Poll, 45 percent of the 601 registered voters surveyed said they would vote for McConnell while […]

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WKU forensics team wins in Missouri, Tennessee & Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Warrensburg, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Muncie, Indiana, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 18-19. In Missouri, the WKU debate team was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at the Dale Carnegie tournament and closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate at the MO Mule tournament. A […]

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WKU’s International Year of Ecuador to present ‘Crude’ Nov. 17 in Elizabethtown

WKU’s International Year of Ecuador is coming to Elizabethtown in November with a film presentation and discussion about the extraction of oil from the Amazon. Crude: Exploring the Complexities of Oil Extraction — A Film and Dialogue Event will begin at 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 17 at the Historic State Theater, 202 W. Dixie Ave., […]

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WKU honors 94 students from Bowling Green/Warren County

WKU honored 94 students from Bowling Green/Warren County high schools for their academic achievements. This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 29.4 and grade-point average of 3.9 and included 31 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and six National Merit Semifinalists. The following students were honored at a luncheon Oct. 17 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni […]

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6 Gatton students semifinalists in 2014 Siemens Competition

Six students at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky have been recognized by the Siemens Foundation as national semifinalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. Students may enter the competition in the Individual or Team Category. Andrew Brown, a Gatton Academy senior from Muhlenberg County; Ben Guthrie, a […]

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View from the Hill – WKU Sisterhood Grant Recipients

For the past five  years, the WKU Sisterhood has provided financial backing to some very worthy causes on campus.  Amy Bingham looks at the two recipients of this year’s Sisterhood grant in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU Glasgow will host annual speech contest Nov. 1

WKU Glasgow will host its annual speech contest on Nov. 1. The purpose of this event is to recognize exemplary student speakers and their ability to develop and deliver a strong, clear and appealing presentation on an informative topic. The contest will be comprised of students who are enrolled in both divisions of COMM 145 […]

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‘Symptoms of Unknown Origin’ topic of 2014 Lancaster-Puckett lecture at WKU

Dr. Clifton K. Meador will deliver WKU’s 2014 L.Y. Lancaster-Hugh Puckett Memorial Lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 30 at Downing Student Union, room 3025. In his presentation, Symptoms of Unknown Origin, Dr. Meador will recount a series of fascinating case studies. Dr. Meador has been the Dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School […]

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2 with ties to WKU among Civil Rights Hall of Fame inductees

Two people with ties to WKU were among the 23 inducted into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame on Thursday (Oct. 16). Alan B. Anderson and Abraham Williams were honored by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights during a ceremony at WKU’s Carroll Knicely Conference Center. Dr. Anderson is a professor of social ethics […]

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WKU, UPIKE competing in organ donor challenge through Nov. 8

Several student groups at WKU will be hitting the Hill to encourage students, faculty and staff to sign up on Kentucky’s Organ Donor Registry between now and Nov. 8 as a part of the WKU vs. University of Pikeville Organ Donation Challenge. The winner of the challenge will be announced at the WKU vs. UPIKE […]

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Visiting scholar to present lecture on Ecuador Oct. 22

As part of WKU’s International Year of Ecuador, Dr. Jeff Hoyer, visiting scholar from the University of Tennessee at Martin, will present Ecuador: Place of History, Mystery and Opportunity at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Downing Student Union, room 3024. Dr. Hoyer’s presentation and visuals will take the audience on a journey across Ecuador exploring […]

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